The Professional Development Programme for Adult Educators organised  Emphasys Centre, as part of the Erasmus + UPSKILLEAD project which is coordinated by the RIC Novo Mesto lasted between the 18th of June and the 22nd of July 2018.

The Adult Educators who participated in the Professional Development Programme attended the LMS – Moodle course during one intensive week.  During the week the educators had the opportunity to:

  • Develop an online course in Moodle platform, or any other LMS.
  • Create assessments in different forms (such as quizzes and assignments)
  • Use the methodology of the OBs for the assessment and validation of her own courses
  • Create additional activities in Moodle (such as forum/discussion rooms, polls, etc.)

The main aims of the IT experts (mentors) were to to enhance the digital competences of the learners and trigger their interest on all the project’s modules.


TPM3 – C1 activity

The meeting was organised back to back with the short staff training activity between the 11th-16th of February 2018 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

During the meeting the consortium was working towards developing a comprehensive in-service training programme for Adult Educators and Trainers who would like to upgrade their digital competences. The programme consists of 6 modules: Staying Safe Online, Social Media, Graphic Design, Web Design, Learning Management System (Moodle) and Interactive White Board.

During the training the consortium has been focusing on the following:

a) presentation and analysis of the Open Badges system

b) presentation and analysis of the professional development programme – IO6

c) presentation and analysis of the e-learning platform which includes the Competences related to the Open Badges eco-system, the assessment procedure, the creation of Digital profiles, etc.

d)Mentor role and badge




MAY 2017

2nd meeting

Hosting Organisation: INBIE

Częstochowa, Poland

The meeting was organised on the 30th and 31st of May in Częstochowa, Poland.
During the meeting, the consortium had a constructive discussion related to the content and structure of the Adult Educators Digital Programme. In addition, essential aspects of the implementation of the project were discussed in depth, such as the validation system through the Open Badges and the development of the Learning Management System (LMS).
The second day of the meeting was spent on planning the next steps of the project’s development as well as on the dissemination of the project.

Kick- Off Meeting

November 2016

Kick-Off Meeting

Hosting Organisation: PIXEL (Florence, Italy)


The meeting was organized between the 10th and 11th of November 2016 in the City of Florence/Italy.

The meeting was organized between the 24th and 25th of November 2016 in Florence/Italy. The project aims to provide adult educators/trainers a comprehensive professional development programmes for upgrading and up-skilling their digital skills which will be offered as an in-house training and pilot-tested as on-line tool.  During the first meeting, the European project partners introduced themselves as well as their project’s related experiences and expertise. The main activities to be carried out were presented and discussed.

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